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10th Bahrain Summer Festival begins
10 : 21 PM - 18/06/2018
Manama, June 18 (BNA): The Bahrain Authority for Culture and Antiquities (BACA) today officially launched the 10th edition of the Bahrain Summer Festival at the historical Arad Fort in Muharraq.

The festival, which will run until August 18, is part of BACA’s efforts to deliver sustainable cultural seasons for the public in Bahrain.

BACA President Shaikha Mai bint Mohammed Al Khalifa attended the opening ceremony of the two-month festival, in the presence of diplomats, cultural and media figures as well as families and children.

Shaikha Mai asserted that the festival is an opportunity to spread joy from the city of Muharraq, the “Capital of Islamic Culture 2018”, and affirm the city’s deep-rooted cultural value

“From the city of Muharraq, we launch an new opportunity for joy, and affirm the city’s deep-rooted cultural value as we are celebrating it as the Capital of Islamic Culture 2018,” Shaikha Mai said.

“Over the past ten years, we have, through the Bahrain Summer Festival, focused our efforts on creating a cultural atmosphere worthy of the kingdom’s cultural status,” she added, noting that BACA is keen on achieving sustainability in its round-the-year events.

BACA president asserted that the Bahrain Summer Festival is held amid the kingdom’s preparations to host the 42nd session of the World Heritage Committee in Manama, as part of its unwavering to consolidate its leading cultural role in the region.

Shaikha Mai extended sincere thanks and gratitude to the festival’s supporters, including government institutions and ambassador.

Themed “Muharraq Capital of Islamic Culture”, the 10th edition of the Bahrain Summer Festival is returning with a thrilling consecutive two-month programme.

The annual festival, which has become one of the most anticipated events throughout the region due to its reputation of exciting lineups of live shows and multi-cultural family-friendly entertainment, will be filled with various performances along with artistic activities and creative workshops.

The festival, held in Nakhool Tent at the historical Arad Fort, will offer a variety of children’s activities and workshops. Nakhool and Nakhoola, the adventurous duo and faces of Nakhool Tent, will welcome all families and friends daily from 5 p.m. to 9 p.m. except Sundays. Along with the company of the beloved duo comes an exhilarating programme for all ages and will be open to the public.


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